Dementia Awareness

Course duration – 3 or 5 Hours

This course can be delivered via zoom or at your premises

Dementia – an umbrella term for a number of diseases – is estimated to affect over 44 million people worldwide. These online courses will help you understand the symptoms of dementia; find out how dementia affects the brain, memory and language; and look at less common forms, such as familial Alzheimer’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies.

At the end of this course your staff will be able to

  • To understand what Dementia is, How to recognise signs & symptoms of dementia,
  • Identify the barriers to effective communication and develop ways to overcome them,
  • Look at effective support and dietary needs,
  • Create an appropriate environment for people with dementia,
  • Appreciate the importance of person centred care and how this can help to manage the effects of the condition.